In 2020, Professor Nigel Holden offered a best doctoral paper award in recognition of GEM&L’s contribution to Language-Sensitive International Business Research. The Nigel Holden Prize  is worth £ 500 over five years. GEM&L is honoured and grateful to Professor Holden.

In 2020 the winner was Ivan Vulchanov for his paper entitled “Decoupling through partially codified and flexible language policy: English as a corporate language in an international post-merger context”.

Congratulations to the winner !

Ivan Olav Vulchanov, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

In 2022 the winners were Veronika Lovrits, Sabine Ehrhart & Helene Langinier, for their paper entitled “French and language ideologies in a multilingual EU institution: Re-constructing the meaning of a language choice” and Bernadette Hofer-Bonfim for her paper entitled” Analyzing the “country-of-origin” effect in the communication on corporate Diversity & Inclusion (D&I)”.

Congratulations to the winners !

Bernadette Hofer-Bonfim, Vienna University of Economics and Business Department, Austria

Veronika Lovrits & Sabine Ehrhart, Institute for Research on Multilingualism, Université du Luxembourg

Helene Langinier,  EM Strasbourg, France

In 2023 the winner is Carlo Brighi for his paper entitled “Language Ambiguity in a Corporate Language Policy”

Congratulation to the winner !

Carlo Brighi, University of Victoria, Canada